Justin Ichida named inaugural Richard N. Merkin Scholar

In the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, half of the faculty members are assistant professors, poised at the threshold of their careers in biomedical research. One of these Read More »

May 10th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Gift supports biomedical innovation at USC

A $10 million gift from Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg will provide critical funding for innovative research at USC into debilitating neurosensory diseases.

The donation will establish a research fund at the USC Institute for Biomedical Therapeutics. In the Read More »

May 9th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

LAC+USC HERT team lauded for astonishing rescue

He was trapped. And the fire department couldn’t get him out.

Hector Ruiz had climbed into a confined space inside a hopper at the iron foundry where he worked, to clean and unblock the huge auger screw conveyor at the bottom. Read More »

May 8th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Community outreach inspires salutatorian Sammy Cohen to think outside the clinic

Every week, Sammy Cohen heads to Skid Row, the part of Downtown Los Angeles known for its large homeless population.

Roughly 5,000 folks live on the streets there, according to a 2017 count.

Working at homeless shelters, Cohen, 21, stands Read More »

Simple treatment may minimize hearing loss triggered by loud noises

It’s well known that exposure to extremely loud noises — whether it’s an explosion, a firecracker or even a concert — can lead to permanent hearing loss. But knowing how to treat noise-induced hearing loss, which affects about 15 percent Read More »

May 7th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|